Associations to the word «Lawrence»


LAWRENCE, proper noun. A male given name, the usual spelling of Laurence in the U.S.
LAWRENCE, proper noun. A patronymic surname​.

Dictionary definition

LAWRENCE, noun. Roman martyr; supposedly Lawrence was ordered by the police to give up the church's treasure and when he responded by presenting the poor people of Rome he was roasted to death on a gridiron (died in 258).
LAWRENCE, noun. Welsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab revolt against the Turks; he later wrote an account of his adventures (1888-1935).
LAWRENCE, noun. English portrait painter remembered for the series of portraits of the leaders of the alliance against Napoleon (1769-1830).
LAWRENCE, noun. English actress (1898-1952).
LAWRENCE, noun. United States physicist who developed the cyclotron (1901-1958).
LAWRENCE, noun. English novelist and poet and essayist whose work condemned industrial society and explored sexual relationships (1885-1930).
LAWRENCE, noun. A town in northeastern Kansas on the Kansas River; scene of raids by John Brown in 1856.

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